Obituaries

Gail Wheeler Davis

January 30, 2018

Gail Wheeler Davis December 3, 1956 – January 30, 2018 Gail Wheeler Davis, 61, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Winstead United Methodist Church, 1407 S Tarboro Stree

Jean Smith Rosser

January 26, 2018

Jean Smith Rosser October 28, 1941 – January 26, 2018 Jean Smith Rosser, 76, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Smith Family Cemetery, 6300 Alton Road, Lucama. The family will rec

Virginia Woodruff Bunn

January 25, 2018

Virginia Woodruff Bunn July 23, 1946 – January 25, 2018 Virginia “Priss” Woodruff Bunn, 71 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follo

Deborah Owens Ford

January 28, 2018

Deborah Owens Ford March 22, 1959 – January 28, 2018 Deborah Owens Ford, 58, of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox

January 25, 2018

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox April 11, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox, 92, of Lucama passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in E

Louise Mooring Cunningham

January 22, 2018

Louise Mooring Cunningham July 6, 1924 – January 22, 2018 Louise Mooring Cunningham, 93, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held a

Iris High Bundy

January 25, 2018

Iris High Bundy October 9, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Iris High Bundy, 92, of Wilson passed away peacefully Thursday after a brief illness. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday for family and close friends. She will be interre

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr.

January 17, 2018

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr. July 27, 1931 – January 17, 2018 Charles Maynard Duke, Sr., 86 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will offici

Joseph Edgar Renfrow

January 10, 2018

Joseph Edgar Renfrow November 10, 1929 – January 10, 2018 Joseph Edgar Renfrow, 88, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside s

Ivey Pipkin

January 16, 2018

Ivey Pipkin January 13, 1953 – January 16, 2018 Ivey Pipkin, 65, of Stantonsburg, passed away Tuesday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will re

Gregory Scott Etheridge

January 17, 2018

Gregory Scott Etheridge February 6, 1963 – January 17, 2018 Gregory Scott Etheridge, 54, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. T

Joyce Bissette Tedder

January 15, 2018

Joyce Bissette Tedder May 10, 1928 -January 15, 2018 On January 15, 2018, Joyce Bissette Tedder, 89 of Bailey, passed away quietly with love, comfort and support from her family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 19,

Jeffrey Wayne Best

January 12, 2018

Jeffrey Wayne Best November 13, 1961-January 12, 2018 Jeffrey Wayne Best, 56, of Kenly, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2018, surrounded by his family at his home in Kenly, after a ten-year battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, fathe

Jodie Baker

January 10, 2018

Jodie Baker November 28, 1945 – January 10, 2018 Jodie Baker, 72, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from

Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson

January 11, 2018

Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson January 4, 1940 – January 11, 2018 Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson, 78, of Robersonville life ended with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer. Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s

Harvey Ronald Evans

January 7, 2018

Harvey Ronald Evans March 19, 1946 – January 7, 2018 Harvey Ronald Evans, 71, of Lucama passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A private gravesid

Gary Lee Marker

January 9, 2018

Gary Lee Marker June 10, 1954 – January 9, 2017 Gary Lee Marker, 63, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His service will be held at a later date. Gary is survived by his wife, Patricia Orr Marker; his daughters, Jessica Marker and Kelly Marker,

James Hicks

December 31, 2017

James Hicks April 30, 1951 – December 31, 2017 James Hicks, 66, of Rockingham, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Ronnie Connor will offi

Jesse Frederick Skinner

December 28, 2017

Jesse Frederick Skinner October 10, 1946 – December 28, 2017 Jesse Frederick Skinner, 71, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewoo

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Theolphius Barnes

December 31, 2017

Theolphius Barnes April 6, 1919 – December 31, 2017 Theolphius Barnes, 98, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family wil

Edward Calvert Ihrie

December 30, 2017

Edward Calvert Ihrie March 27, 1931 – December 30, 2017 Edward Calvert Ihrie, 86, of Wilson, loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born on March 27, 1

William Edward Weaver

November 19, 2017

William Edward Weaver April 10, 1945 – November 19, 2017 William Edward “Billy” Weaver, 72, of Wilson passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December

Vivian Stieferman

December 24, 2017

Vivian Stieferman October 7, 1930 – December 24, 2017 Vivian Stieferman, 87, of Sims passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Church of St. Therese, 700 Nash Street, Wilson. Interment will follow in Ever

Hazel Lucas Batchelor

December 27, 2017

Hazel Lucas. Batchelor October 5, 1924 – December 27, 2017 Hazel Lucas Batchelor, 93, of Lucama went to be with her Lord on Wednesday while at her home surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday at

Neva Murray Pridgen

December 26, 2017

Neva Murray Pridgen April 15, 1925 – December 26, 2017 Neva Murray Pridgen, 92, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Ce